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Equine elegance

Jade Price sought out equine photographer Emily Hancock’s three-day Training Barn workshop in the New Forest for a crash course on pony portraits

* Leica S2 and Nikon D3

* 70-200mm and 180mm f/2.8

* Card space and backups

* Spare batteries

* Folder of contact details in case your client cannot find the location

* Assistant with Polo mints, nuts and grit to shake

It’s probably safe to say that I am the animal enthusiast of the PMteam, but for all my knowledge and love of beasties great and small, I actually had no idea how to go about

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Farmers have revived the breed of horses, Dalmatians from the Altai epic (video)

Breeding horses in Ulagan Altai Republic

Farmers Ulaganskiy district in the Altai Mountains took up the revival of the once legendary spotted horses Chubara suit ancient Altai breeds that are mentioned in the local epic. In the Soviet years breeding Chubara resembling color of Dalmatians, here engaged seriously, then the total number of herds of spotted estimated at 15,000 animals. But the perestroika-era collective farms fell into disrepair, and only thanks to private farms breed survived.

Breeding horses in Ulagan Altai Republic

Breeding horses in Ulagan Altai Republic

In the Soviet years breeding Chubara seriously engaged,

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In the southern Urals derive an entirely new breed of horse

In the southern Urals derive an entirely new breed of horse 

In the Chelyabinsk region are trying to cross the Bashkir horses, Yakut breeds with Russian Heavyweights to get supergibrida. Farmers intend to market foals with predetermined properties. For this is going to bring a whole new meat and dairy breed of horse.

"Some people believe that in our time horse breeding brings some losses, and to engage them unprofitable. But is it, is it possible in the age of iron horses equine industry to achieve profitability? An illustrative example of

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In Dagestan, reviving the Akhal-Teke horses

In Dagestan, reviving the Akhal-Teke horses, RIA "Dagestan", the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic. Stud farm "Dagestan", which is located to the south of Caspian Seas. Within its walls are grown Akhal-Teke horses. According to the director, the plant contains 87 horses, and in the past years their number has reached 150.

In the difficult years when the country is falling apart, this stud survived. And today, despite all the problems, it is time to revive the economy and further playback of purebred Akhal-Teke horses.

It is the only state-owned

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Zauralskaya horses implanted electronic chips

Electronic devices for RFID use in farm animals began Shadrinsk area. The first was held chipping horses at the local tribal stud. As noted in the department of agriculture in the region, more recently, the use of microarrays applied isklyuchitelno for marking industrial goods, exotic, zoo and small pets traveling with the owners of the world, according to zauralonline.ru.

Shadrinskoe veterinarians believe that in a rapidly developing market relations of our country’s accession to the WTO, there is a problem saving epizootic environment of the region. Indeed, import and export, and

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In Buryatia revive the local breed of horses

Photo breed horses Buryat

Photo breed horses Buryat

In recent years, the country began to breed pedigree cattle. Now farms graze in the meadows and the Kalmyk Kazakh-white-rock.

However, it should be noted that some households are engaged in cultivation and breeding horses. For example, the SEC "Isinga" Eravninsky district since 2001 reproducers breeding Buryat breed.

Undemanding and hardy, these horses for many centuries been the faithful companions of warlike nomads. However, over time they began to disappear. They almost drove imported animals of other species. As a result, the decision was made to

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In the village. Small Berdiaush (Chelyabinsk region). Opened ekoferma

Currently, the farm has been running, the number is 200 bulls mixed Russian-German breed, 50 horses, draft horses, Russian, Soviet and Lithuanian breeds, as well as 70 head of sheep. By the fall of the number of cattle, horses and sheep will increase by several times.

The main feature of ekofermy — exclusive use of eco-friendly self-produced feed (fresh grass, oats and wheat — summer and winter — hay and silage), and the complete rejection of the feed, which may include portions of genetically modified organisms and hormone supplements.

On the complex there are 8 people from the local community,

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Farmers have revived the breed of horses, Dalmatians from the Altai epic (video)

Breeding horses in Ulagan Altai Republic

Farmers Ulaganskiy district in the Altai Mountains took up the revival of the once legendary spotted horses Chubara suit ancient Altai breeds that are mentioned in the local epic. In the Soviet years breeding Chubara resembling color of Dalmatians, here engaged seriously, then the total number of herds of spotted estimated at 15,000 animals. But the perestroika-era collective farms fell into disrepair, and only thanks to private farms breed survived.

Breeding horses in Ulagan Altai Republic

Breeding horses in Ulagan Altai Republic

In the Soviet years breeding Chubara seriously engaged, but

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The Kremlin regards the Queen

Kremlin Regiment arrived in Windsor with a gift for Queen Elizabeth II

Sorrel, golden-red, the black and gray in buckwheat — oh, how delicious our horses! Thin ankle, flying mane and chiseled sculpted shape. And how clever they are at their workshops riders guessing their every move and adjusting to the complicated pirouettes.

My colleague, a British journalist, who had come with me to the royal celebrations in the English Windsor, is speechless at the Russian riders speech, repeating the tenth time, like a broken record: "It’s incredible!" Many times I have had occasion to visit in Windsor, fairytale

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20.06.12.Massovy sea horses in Kazakhstan. Video

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20.06.12.Massovy case foals in Akmola region.

For several weeks, veterinarians and experts can not determine the cause of death of animals. So far expressed only shepherds.

Sharapov Syzdykov, RESIDENT P. Kyzylsay Akmola region: "The grass on our land covered medications, we think of this disease. Why else? Already 50 foals were born dead. This we have never been. "

There are suggestions that the foals infected horses imported from Russia. However, none of the official version has not yet been confirmed. According to local residents, killing it foals, horses in the herd is healthy. While

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